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  • Traveling with children:

    June 11, 2015

    I just got back from a vacation with my adult children and remember well, traveling with them when they were younger. With electronics, life is so much easier when traveling. But I must say that many parents overuse electronics with their children. A perfect travel aid is one that is a ...

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  • Prescription Renewal

    April 25, 2013

    We’ve made it easy to request a prescription renewal! Just fill out our Prescription Renewal form with the patient’s name, date of birth, name of medication, the strength and daily dose, pharmacy name and number, as well as the parent name and contact number.  Click here to begin.

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  • Wednesday is National Walking Day

    March 30, 2013

    National Walking Day is April 3rd. Individuals, organizations and companies across the country are lacing up their sneakers, taking 30 minutes to walk and make a commitment to live heart-healthy lives. Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul discusses this and more. Watch the video To join National Walking Day, check out American Heart Association’s Toolkit for Community Organization ...

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  • Wink-TV Segments

    March 7, 2013

    Check out these WINK-TV Segments covering a variety of important topics! Maternal Diet During Pregnancy Pediatrician Is Looking For the Biggest Winner Dr Mackoul’s Listen to Your Heart Campaign Food Allergies on the Rise in Kids The Biggest Winner Challenge Check-In Better Living Now – Toilet Training Toddlers

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  • Some Interesting Current News Articles

    February 24, 2013

    Here’s a couple of articles I found interesting. I think you will too! TV Content Affects Children’s Behavior Over Time Both the quantity and the content of television viewing by children may affect social behaviors long term, with effects that may last into adulthood, the results of two studies have shown. Read More… ACIP Backs Routine PCV13 Vaccine ...

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  • WINK TV Segments

    February 19, 2013

    Food Allergies on the Rise in Kids LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Food allergies among our kids are on the rise. An estimated four to six percent of U.S. children under the age of 18 are now allergic to at least one form of food. Read More… The Biggest Winner Challenge Check In Fort Myers, FL.- A local pediatrician ...

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  • National Heart Awareness Month

    February 7, 2013

    http://www.winknews.com/News-This-Morning/2013-02-07/Dr-Mackoul-Listen-to-Your-Heart-campaign

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  • Biggest Winner Challenge!

    February 2, 2013

    This is a fitness program open to all.  Linda is our trainer and she will get us all into shape! http://www.winknews.com/Local-Florida/2013-01-29/Pediatrician-is-looking-for-the-biggest-winner

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  • New Office Policy!

    January 27, 2013 Respect

    Parents, Please talk with your children about cell phones.  Specifically, the following:  in doctors’ offices, cell phones should be off or silenced.  Telephone calls can wait.  Text messages can wait.  When someone is talking with you, do not look at your phone; do not text someone; do not refuse to turn off your phones; do not ...

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  • Renew Fitness and Nutrition!

    January 25, 2013

    Here’s a great resource for my patients and their families, exclusively for members of affiliated medical practices, colleges/universities or companies.  I just signed up today!  To join, please email me your full name, email address, telephone number, best time and date for an intake interview.  Join me in a great step for your health! Renew Fitness ...

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  • How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? Here’s help:

    January 25, 2013

    January is coming to an end.  If you’re having trouble keeping your health goals, Dr. Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul discusses ways to get yourself back on track. http://www.winknews.com/News-This-Morning/2013-01-24/Keeping-up-with-new-years-resolutions

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  • 1-23-13: What’s Going Around?

    January 23, 2013

    The poor children of Southwest Florida are being hit hard by Strep Throat, Influenza and a host of other illnesses!  Try to keep healthy by good handwashing, getting at least 10 hours of sleep per night, take your vitamins daily, and brush twice a day / floss daily / and rinse with mouthwash twice a day.  ...

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  • Get Ready – New WINK Segments!

    January 23, 2013

    Exciting new link coming tonight, WINK-TV’s CW 6 news segment tomorrow morning at 7:40, and the ‘Biggest Winner’ tomorrow at 4:30-6!  So much great news coming in a few short hours!

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  • Crib Recall

    January 8, 2013

    http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news%2Fconsumer%2Frecalls&id=8946062

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  • Let’s Do Something About It!

    January 7, 2013

    We all know that there is a problem with childhood obesity and lack of physical activity outside of school for our kids. I want to throw out an idea and I really hope it will take off. I am willing to get personal trainers at my office 5 days a week – I hope to ...

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  • Cool Websites for Parents

    December 31, 2012

    VaxtextSM is a mobile text program for busy parents and caregivers that helps keep your child on track with the vaccine schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Healio enables you to select and tailor news and education to fit your daily practice of medicine. Designed as an in-depth specialty clinical information ...

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  • New Year’s and the Holidays!

    December 27, 2012

    Don’t forget to watch WINK-TV’s CW 6 every Thursday morning for the latest Pediatric News.  This morning we talked about realistic resolutions.

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  • WINK TV: Pacifiers and Coughs

    November 9, 2012

    See me on WINK-TV’s CW 6 every Thursday morning at 7:45 for current Pediatric Topics. http://www.winknews.com/News-This-Morning/2012-11-08/Pacifiers-and-Coughs

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  • 10-21-12: What’s Going Around?

    October 21, 2012

    It continues to be a busy ‘sick’ season.  Even I caught something this week!  I tried to get in with my doctor on Friday morning, but he was out sick! We’ve had 6 cases of the flu already this season – all have been influenza type B except for one patient.  I’ve seen about 50/50 for ...

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  • Peanut Butter Recall

    October 21, 2012

    We’ve had lots of calls to the office about the recent Peanut Butter Recalls: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/sections/food-recalls/

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